Sunday, January 24, 2010

The Sipping News

A couple Milwaukee resident go on a search for the burg's best Bloody Mary. One thing we learn: in Wisconsin, it's customary to get a beer chaser with your Bloody. But we should have guessed that. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

Dr. Vino, the perpetual thorn in Robert Parker's side, asks, "Does the Wine Advocate Buy Over $700,000 Worth of Wine a Year?" I think we all know the answer to that one.

Dr. Vino also quizzes wine importer Terry Theise on one of my favorite topics, the state of Riesling.

Jonathan Miles at the NY Times files his last "Shaken & Stirred" column.

The latest issue of Imbibe looks at second-label wines.

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